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Medea (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 April 1988 (Denmark)
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »

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Jason
Kirsten Olesen ...
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Solbjørg Højfeldt ...
Ammen
Preben Lerdorff Rye ...
Paedragon
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Aiceus
Ludmilla Glinska ...
Glauce
Vera Gebuhr ...
Aeldre Terne
Jonny Kilde ...
Store Dreng
Richard Kilde ...
Lille Dreng
Dick Kaysø ...
Jasons Stemme
Mette Munk Plum ...
Glauces Stemme
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the throne. In exchange, Medea and the boys are to be banished. Jason explains that his actions ensure a rich future for Medea and her sons. She asks that she be allowed to stay; Kreon refuses. She asks for one more day, and begs Jason to seek the king's permission to allow their sons to stay in Corinth. Jason agrees and Medea prepares a gift for her sons to give to Glauce. Will Medea leave peacefully? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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$1,415 (USA) (25 April 2003)

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$16,087 (USA) (5 September 2003)
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Dreyer Would be Pleased . . .
15 March 1999 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

. . . though he might have preferred black and white. But that's no criticism. This film evokes The Passion of Joan of Arc, with its stark intimacy; and Vampyr, with its trancelike movement and strange lighting. If ever there were a film that could capture tragic Greek myth, it's this one.


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